Introducing the Drug That Can Kill With a Single Dose

Just when we’d thought we’d heard it all, an even more lethal drug concoction popped up on our radar. It’s just the latest killer in the opioid epidemic ravaging our country. Dubbed “gray death” by authorities, this high-potency cocktail is responsible for multiple overdose deaths across several states including Alabama, Ohio, and Georgia. A New…

Gray death is the newest, most lethal drug to hit the streets in recent memory.

Prescription Drugs

District Sales Manager of Insys Pharmaceuticals Arrested After Being Found Addicted to His Own Product

Subsys is a form of fentanyl that’s sprayed under the tongue. Typically, it’s prescribed for people with a terminal illness, like late-stage cancer. Subsys , an extremely potent opioid, can only be prescribed for people who have developed a tolerance to other opioids. To put it into perspective, fentanyl is 50 times more powerful than…

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    Just when we’d thought we’d heard it all, an even more lethal drug concoction popped up on our radar. It’s just the latest killer in the opioid epidemic ravaging our country. Dubbed “gray death” by authorities, this high-potency cocktail is responsible for multiple overdose deaths across several states including Alabama, Ohio, and Georgia. A New…

  • These four drug combos can easily cause an overdose or even death. 4 Deadly Drug Combinations That Can Kill You

    We all know that certain drugs can cause dangerous interactions when taken together, but some people either don’t take the threat seriously or they’re simply uneducated when it comes to specific chemicals and substances. Dangerous Drugs, Deadly Combinations With that in mind, we’ve listed a few deadly drug combos that are killing thousands of people…

  • Prescription stimulants are the wrong answer if you're looking to raise your GPA. Turns Out Abusing ADHD Meds Won’t Get You on the Dean’s List

    Lindsay felt overwhelmed. With three finals and a term-paper deadline looming in her near future, she didn’t know how she would survive, much less get good grades. She decided she needed a boost. She asked around until she found someone willing to spot her a few Adderall pills, a mediation meant to treat ADHD. With…

  • Vivitrol is expensive, but proponents argue it's worth it to decrease recidivism. Vivitrol’s New and Controversial Role in Prisons

    When I was in prison, the majority of inmates struggled with substance abuse. And because the prison system did very little (if anything at all) to rehabilitate us, it wasn’t unusual for those who were released to almost immediately overdose or return to prison a few months later with a new drug offense. Thankfully, the…

  • We’ve separated fact from fiction when it comes to methadone as a treatment choice. Countering the Myths About Methadone: Is it Right for You?

    Methadone maintenance has been around for years as an effective treatment for opioid dependency. Yet, its use remains controversial, and there’s seemingly no end to the myths and false information aimed at discouraging anyone from using it as a treatment option. Setting the Record Straight Below, we’ve separated fact from fiction when it comes to…

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